March 20th is International Francophonie Day. It's a day to celebrate the French language and Francophone culture. Here are some interesting figures about the worldwide Francophonie. Did you know that many events are organized for this occasion all around the world? We've listed some of them below.
French is the 6th most spoken language with 274 million speakers worldwide.
The Francophonie unites 80 states and governments on 5 continents. Read more (in French).
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French is the 2nd language of business in Europe & the 3rd in the world.Read more (in English).
French is the only language with English being spoken on 5 continents.